17-year-old Emelia (Jessica Brown Findlay, star of Downtown Abbey), who wants to pursue a writing career, takes a job at a B&B owned by former writer Jonathan Fischer (Sebastian Koch, Black Book) and run by his wife Joa (Julia Ormond, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button). Sensing emerging talent in Emelia, Jonathan begins to tutor her, leading to a relationship that soon develops into a secret affair. Meanwhile, bookish daughter Beth Fischer (Felicity Jones, Like Crazy) finds an unlikely friend in the free-spirited Emelia and begins to reveal the details of the Fischer family's troubled past. Now unless she can extricate herself from her relationship with Jonathan, Emelia just might destroy what solidarity the family has left. A tender and poignant comedy, ALBATROSS shows how the most unusual of circumstances can teach us to stand on our own two feet.

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Albatross (2011)

1h 30m

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17-year-old Emelia (Jessica Brown Findlay, star of Downtown Abbey), who wants to pursue a writing career, takes a job at a B&B owned by former writer Jonathan Fischer (Sebastian Koch, Black Book) and run by his wife Joa (Julia Ormond, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button). Sensing emerging talent in Emelia, Jonathan begins to tutor her, leading to a relationship that soon develops into a secret affair. Meanwhile, bookish daughter Beth Fischer (Felicity Jones, Like Crazy) finds an unlikely friend in the free-spirited Emelia and begins to reveal the details of the Fischer family's troubled past. Now unless she can extricate herself from her relationship with Jonathan, Emelia just might destroy what solidarity the family has left. A tender and poignant comedy, ALBATROSS shows how the most unusual of circumstances can teach us to stand on our own two feet.

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Released
Cast
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Chandra Ruegg

Waitress
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Laura Power

Brainbox Girl
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Justin Edwards

Policeman
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Sheila Monaghan

Edna
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Julia Ormond

Joa
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Kenneth Collard

Angry Man
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Peter Vaughan

Grandpa
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Mark Ryder

Rich
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Sebastian Koch

Jonathan
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Angus Barnett

Man Guest
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Jessica Brown Findlay

Emelia
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Billy Seymour

Spotty Youth
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Katie Overd

Posy
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Arthur Nightingale

Porter
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Marie-France Alvarez

Female Customer
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David Cahn

Grumpy Man
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Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Mark
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Josef Altin

Dare
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Hazel Douglas

Granny
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Harry Treadaway

Jake
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Felicity Jones

Beth
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James Richard Marshall

Impotent Man (uncredited)
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Louisa Bawden

Margaret (uncredited)
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Alexis Zegerman

Manageress
Crew
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Niall MacCormick

Director
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Tamzin Rafn

Writer
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Albatross

(DVD)

4/24/2012

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